This has been an interesting few days. On Thursday of last week I was informed that this blog site was under attack by thousands of hits from China and was going down.
Naturally, I have no idea why. I listen to my tech guy, Zach, who monitored the situation and eventually found a solution. Because of him www.kenburgerblog.com is alive again.
That said, it was an interesting few days because of the way it made me feel. I’ve been writing this blog more than a year and a half and, like having a column in the newspaper, it becomes like an appendage after awhile.
And like when I was writing regularly for The Post and Courier, you toss musings out into the unknown and wonder if anybody is home. Eventually, you get to know some of your readers. They become like family. You miss them when they aren’t there.
When the blog site suddenly went dark, I felt the disconnect. It was like being on the dark side of the moon. I get used to the feedback, the “likes” and “shares” from “friends” I know and some I never will. It’s a drug and I’m addicted.
Therefore, I felt like I needed to contact everybody personally and explain. Like somebody out there might wonder if I died. Like people were worried that they might never be able to plug into my brainwaves again.
Surprisingly, life went on.
Now I’m told we have new gerbils in the cage and things are starting to gin up again. So, welcome back. I missed you, even if you never knew I was gone.